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Bill Of Lading

bill of lading


clean bill of lading
: a bill of lading that does not have any notations written or otherwise marked on it that qualify or amend the bill

negotiable bill of lading
: order bill of lading in this entry

nonnegotiable bill of lading
: straight bill of lading in this entry

order bill of lading
: a bill of lading under which the goods are to be delivered to the person named in the bill or to the named person's order or to the bearer of the bill called also negotiable bill of lading compare straight bill of lading in this entry

straight bill of lading
: a bill of lading that names the only person to whom the goods may be delivered called also nonnegotiable bill of lading compare order bill of lading in this entry



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.